James and Jean Culver Vision Discovery Institute

Hannes Devos, PT, PhD

Contact info:
Dr. Devos's departmental website

Voice: 706-721-2141
Fax:    706-721-3209


Primary appointment: College of Allied Health Services

Affiliated departments:Primary appointment only

Background & Research Emphasis:
Dr. Devos earned his PhD degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Leuven in Belgium. He is Associate Director of the GRU Driving Simulation Lab, a real-size, interactive, wide-field-of-view simulator equipped with adaptive aids and eye tracking. Dr. Devos is interested in the evaluation and training of driving ability in persons with visual and neurological disorders. He conducts clinical-translational research focusing on initiation patterns of head and eye movements, latency of saccadic initiation, saccadic velocity, and target fixation while visual scanning in drivers with Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Devos is a scientific member of the American Academy of Neurology, young member of the Older Driver Committee of the Transportation Research Board, and member of the Special Interest Group on Driving of the World Federation for Neurorehabilitation.